Corporate governance reform and firm value in Mexico: an empirical assessment
Based on a newly assembled firm-level data set on corporate governance and firm performance for Mexico, we show that better firm-level corporate governance practices are linked to higher valuations, better performance and more dividends disbursed to investors. These results hold after controlling for endogeneity. Overall, the evidence shows that the Mexican legal environment poses serious problems for access to capital.
Volume (Year): 12 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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